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Nocdurna (desmopressin acetate) Approved by FDA as First Sublingual Tablet to Treat Nocturia due to Nocturnal Polyuria

Posted 21 Jun 2018 by Drugs.com

Parsippany, NJ – June 21, 2018 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. approval to market Nocdurna, the first sublingual tablet for the treatment of nocturia due to nocturnal polyuria in adults who awaken at least two times per night to void. The formulation of the sublingual tablet and sex-specific dosing was demonstrated to be effective in reducing nig ...

FDA Approves Noctiva (desmopressin acetate) Nasal Spray for Nocturia in Adults

Posted 4 Mar 2017 by Drugs.com

March 3, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Noctiva (desmopressin acetate) nasal spray for adults who awaken at least two times per night to urinate due to a condition known as nocturnal polyuria (overproduction of urine during the night). Noctiva is the first FDA-approved treatment for this condition. “Today’s approval provides adults who overproduce urine at night wit ...

Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Posted 8 May 2016 by Drugs.com

SUNDAY, May 8, 2016 – Countless people – often men with enlarged prostates – need to visit the bathroom during the night. But help could soon be at hand in the form of a nasal spray, new research suggests. A spritz of a synthetic hormone, already used by bed-wetting kids, might benefit older people struggling with the problem called nocturia. "Nocturia is very common in patients over 50 years ...

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